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Feb 17, 2014

1) Clinical specificities of patients with NMDA receptor antibodies encephalitis and 2) Topic of the month: Review of new oral anticoagulants for stroke. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Alex Menze interviews Dr. Jerome Honnorat about his paper on the clinical specificities of patients with NMDA receptor antibodies encephalitis. Dr. James Addington is reading our e-Pearl of the week about posterior interosseous nerve syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Mark McAllister interviews Dr. Seemant Chaturvedi about a brief review of new oral anticoagulant (Apixaban), reference clinical trial, indication and dosing. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Addington and Chaturvedi.Dr. Addington serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Chaturvedi serves as an editorial board member for Neurology®, Stroke; serves as contributing editor NEJM Journal Watch Neurology; serves as executive committee member for ACT I study; is a consultant for Genetech, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim, Abbott Vascular, Thorhill research, WL Gore, Bristol-Myers Squibb; receives research support from Daichi Sankyo, AstraZeneca, Pfizer Inc, NIH; received compensation for expert witness testimony.